Happiness measure, code: O-SLW-u-sq-v-7-a


Selfreport on single question:

Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your life as whole.....?
7 completely satisfied
6 satisfied
5 mostly satisfied
4 satisfied/dissatisfied
3 dissatisfied
2 very dissatisfied
1 completely dissatisfied
  
Classification
Focus, O-SLW Overall: Satisfaction w Life as a Whole
Time frame, u time unspecified
Mode, sq 1 question
Scale type, v verbal scale Range = 7
  
Used in studies
  
ReferenceBaker (1976): study US 1971
TitleRelationship of Retirement and Satisfaction with Life Events to Locus of Control.
Public55+ aged males, USA, 1971
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBarnett & Baruch (1987): study US 1980
TitleMothers' Participation in Childcare: Patterns and Consequences.
PublicParents with children 4-10, USA, 1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceBaruch & Barnett (1986a): study US 1980
TitleConsequences of Fathers' Participation in Family Work: Parents' Role Strain and Well-Being.
PublicMothers with children age 4-10, USA,1980
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceLinn et al. (1986): study US Wisconsin 1974
TitleFactors Associated with Life Satisfaction among Practising Internists.
Public18+ aged, general public, NW-Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceSuh et al. (1998): study ZZ World samples 1995
TitleThe Shifting Basis of Life Satisfaction Judgments across Cultures: Emotions versus Norms.
PublicCollege students, 40 countries, 1995-1996
Findingsdistributional: no, correlational: yes
  
ReferenceWilkening & McGranahan (1978): study US Wisconsin 1974
TitleCorrelates of Subjective Well-Being in Northern Wisconsin.
Public18+ aged, general public, Wisconsin, USA, 1974
Findingsdistributional: yes, correlational: yes